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poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
beseech - beg; plead with
contaminate - pollute
natation - swimming
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal