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probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel