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insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
philology - study of language or words
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme