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exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
amnesia - loss of memory
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
obsidian - black volcanic rock