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cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
chaotic - in utter disorder
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen