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DOLOROUS

\DOH-luh-ruhs\
Causing pain/sorrow

Exhibiting pain/sorrow

Full of pain/sorrow
QUIESCENT

kwē-ěs'ənt
Being quiet, still, or at rest; inactive
FACTIOUS

fak-shuhs
Having to do with or promoting internal dissension.
CONVIVIAL

(kən-vĭv'ē-əl)
adj.

1. Fond of feasting, drinking, and good company; sociable. See Synonyms at social.

2. Merry; festive: "a convivial atmosphere at the reunion."
COUNTERVAIL

\kown-tur-VAYL\
To Counteract

or

To Compensate for
DISQUISITION

dĭs'kwĭ-zĭsh'ən
an elaborate analytical or explanatory essay or discussion
REJOINDER

rĭ-join'dər
1. an answer to a reply; response.

2. (Law) a defendant's answer to a plaintiff's replication.
ERUCTATION

ĭ-rŭk-tā'shən
The act or an instance of belching.
FULMINATE
InTr. Verb

1. to explode with a loud noise; detonate.

2. to issue denunciations or the like (usually fol. by against): "The minister fulminated against legalized vice."

Tr. Verb

3. to cause to explode.
4. To issue (a denunciation, for example) thunderously
AGON

AH-gon
. Conflict; especially the dramatic conflict between the chief characters in a literary work

. A contest in ancient Greece in which prizes were awarded