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abash - embarrass
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
appall - dismay; shock deeply
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny