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staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera