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titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
adamant - hard; inflexible
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
anomalous - abnormal; irregular
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety