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laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech