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tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
prong - pointed projecting part
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias