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bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding