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::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: recline - lie down
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: agenda - items of business at a meeting
::: impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
::: alimentary - supplying nourishment
::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)