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fissure - crevice; crack
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
regale - entertain
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
opportune - timely; well-chosen
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition