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stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
anomalous - abnormal; irregular
iota - very small quantity