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subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
natation - swimming
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge