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felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb