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staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
culprit - one guilty of a crime
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
portly - stout; corpulent