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pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth