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raucous
loud; harsh sounding
goad
to prod or urge
squelch
to suppress; put down by force
debase
to degrade or lower in quality
zenith
point of culmination; peak
pariah
outcast
lavish
extravagant
matriarch
woman who rules a family or clan
timorous
shy, timid; full of apprehension
morose
gloomy, sullen or surly
proponent
advocate; supporter; defender
linchpin
central cohesive element
appraise
to evaluate; estimate the value
supplant
to replace; substitute
bilk
to defraud; swindle
tyro
beginner; novice
exalt
to glorify or honor
discern
to perceive something obscure
plaudits
enthusiastic praise
cajole
to persuade, flatter
proximity
nearness
serene
calm, peaceful
emissary
an agent sent as a representive
curtail
to shorten
inordinate
excessive, immoderate
haughty
arrogant, condescending
ostentantious
showy
quandary
predicament; dilemma
sully
to soil, stain, tarnish, taint
trepidation
fear and anxiety