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piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive