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wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
recline - lie down
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic