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anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble