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ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
reprisal - retaliation
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency