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bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
missile - object to be thrown or projected
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining