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pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
incompatible - inharmonious; N. incompatibility
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
regatta - boat or yacht race
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)