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recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
perturb - disturb greatly
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
adept - expert at; very skilled
capacious - spacious