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cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
anomalous - abnormal; irregular
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail