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brackish - somewhat saline
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
prong - pointed projecting part
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
dissonance - discord
belittle - disparage; depreciate
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.