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::: discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
::: luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
::: imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
::: recapitulate - summarize
::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
::: despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
::: emasculate - weaken; castrate
::: oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular