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obsequy - funeral ceremony
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
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
brawl - noisy quarrel
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
enumerate - list; mention one by one