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A plethora of
overabundance; excess
Apt
inclined; disposed; prone
Aspersion
an unfavorable or damaging remark; slander
Clamorous
Making or marked by loud outcry
Disconcerted
upset; thrown into confusion
Disconsolate
hopelessly unhappy; inconsolable
Languish
to be or become weak or feeble
Melancholy
a gloomy state of mind, esp. when habitual or prolonged; depression
Melodramatic
exaggerated and emotional or sentimental; sensational or sensationalized; overdramatic
Portend
to indicate in advance; to foreshadow
Quaffing
to drink a beverage heartily
Rapier wit
a longer, heavier sword, esp. of the 16th and 17th centuries, having a double-edged blade and used for slashing and thrusting
(used as an adjecive here to describe her wit)

intelligence
Revels
an occasion of merrymaking or noisy festivity
Sagacious
having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense
Slovenly
untidy or unclean in appearance or habits
Sot
Drunkard
Stead
the place of a person or thing as occupied by a successor or substitute
Stripling
a youth
Swain
a male admirer or lover
Vociferously
noisily