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staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
dissent - disagree
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject