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shroud
something that covers or screens
torrid
parched by the sun; hot; burning
vehement
with ardor; energetically or violently forceful
vivacious
animated, full of energy
voluble
fluent in speech
abate
to lessen
adulate
to flatter and praise so much it's sickening
affray
public brawl
biennial
every two years
brusque
brief; curt; gruff; discourteous
burnish
to polish
carrion
rotting flesh
cauterize
to burn tissue (usually because a wound isn't clotting)
censor
(v) to remove inappropriate stuff
(n) one who censors things
censure
to criticize; blame
devoid
completely lacking; void; empty; without
divers
several
diverse
distinct; varied; differing
epitome
something that perfectly represents an entire class of things; embodiment
erudite
scholarly
equestrian
pertaining to horsemanship; on horseback
equivocal
capable of being interpreted in two ways; ambiguous
filch
to steal
foible
weakness, flaw
harangue
mean, nasty, angry speech
hierarchy
social pecking order
hoary
gray or white from age
impasse
dead end
incite
to arouse, to instigate
insatiable
impossible to satisfy