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dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
nugatory - worthless; futile
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound