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prank - mischievous trick
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
component - element; ingredient