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exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce