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piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get