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exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
boorish - rude; insensitive
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
accord - agreement
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry