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brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)