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::: emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
::: stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
::: hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
::: clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
::: infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
::: prototype - original work used as a model by others