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quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
unequivocal - plain; clear; obvious
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot