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modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
complementary - serving to complete something
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
mirth - merriment; laughter
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division