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::: pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
::: anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
::: verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
::: embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
::: bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
::: incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office