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perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable