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nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
copious - plentiful
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
annihilate - destroy