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historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
vex - annoy; distress
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
abut - border upon; adjoin
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random