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uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.