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::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
::: exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
::: evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
::: repartee - quick clever reply
::: heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
::: tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''