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tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster