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arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
appall - dismay; shock deeply
weary - tired after long work; V.
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
solemnity - seriousness; gravity