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incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.