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Impinge

To have an effect; make an impression

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Insinuating

Tending casually to cause doubt, distrust, or change in outlook often in a slyly subtle manner

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Fratricide

One that murders or kills his/her own brother or sister or friend that is like a sibling

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Virtuoso

Person who has great skill at some endeavor

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Opulent

Over-the-top extravagant

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Sobriety

The state of temperance, moderation, seriousness

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Aphorisms

Terse formulation of any generally accepted truth conveyed in a pithy, memorable statement

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Grotesque

Monstrous, departing from the normal or usual, not pretty

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Sententiousness

Full of oneself, being high and mighty

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Liasion

One that establishes and maintains communication for mutual understanding or cooperation

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Cacophony

Disharmonious noise

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Accolade

Praise

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Presaged

Had an intuition or feeling what was going to happen in the future

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Rejoinder

A quick reply to something said, especially one that is critical, sharp, angry, defensive, or clever

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Vestibule

Lobby, a hall between the outer door and inner room

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Guileful

Deceitful, cunning, sly

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Incongruity

The state of not being in harmony or conforming with what is standard or usual

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Impervious

Not capable of being damaged or harmed, not penetrable

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Qualms

Doubts, misgivings

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Parry

To ward off or turn aside a weapon or blow