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attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation