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vex - annoy; distress
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
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.