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disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
patois - local or provincial dialect
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards