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cogent - convincing
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
condiments - seasonings; spices
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances