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exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
reprisal - retaliation
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
apposite - appropriate; fitting
visage - face; appearance
benison - blessing
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance