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pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
circuitous - roundabout
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
censorious - severely critical