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desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
paucity - scarcity; dearth
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game