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::: forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
::: embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
::: tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
::: burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
::: prong - pointed projecting part
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
::: symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life