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CAROUSAL
(noun) noisy revelry or merrymaking (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
pronunciation: 2
CONNOISSEUR
(noun) an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgments, especially in an unfavorable sense
pronunciation: 2
BLATANT
(adj.) noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense
pronunciation: 1
DISCONSOLATE
(adj.) deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
pronunciation: 2
INCONTROVERTIBLE
(adj.) unquestionable, beyond dispute
pronunciation: 4
BROACH
(verb) to break the surface of the water, to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid;
(noun) a spit for roasting, a tool for tapping casks
pronunciation: --
BUTTRESS
(verb) to support, prop up, strengthen
(noun) a supporting structure
pronunciation: 1
AVER
(verb) to affirm, declare confidentially
pronunciation: 2
COLLATE
(verb) to compare critically in order to note note differences, similarities, etc.; to arrange in order for some specific purpose
pronunciation: 1
REJOINDER
(noun) a reply to a reply, especially from the defendant in a legal suit
pronunciation: 2
PREDILECTION
(noun) a liking, preference
pronunciation: 3
PROLIFIC
(adj.) abundantly productive; abundant, profuse
pronunciation: 2
FOMENT
(verb) to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
pronunciation: 2
ENCUMBER
(verb) to weigh down or burden (with difficulties, cares, debt, etc.); to fill up, block, hinder
pronunciation: 2
ABET
(verb) to encourage, assist (especially in something wrong or unworthy)
pronunciation: 2
NONPLUSSED
(adj., part.) puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss
pronunciation: 2
MAGNILOQUENT
(adj.) expressed in lofty or high-flown language (often in the sense of being pompous or over-elaborate)
pronunciation: 2
IMPASSIVE
(adj.) showing no feeling or emotion; inanimate; motionless
pronunciation: 2
INAUSPICIOUS
(adj.) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
pronunciation: 3
HERCULEAN
(adj.) (capital H) relating to Hercules; (lowercase h) characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength
pronunciation: 2
OPPORTUNE
(adj.) suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occurring at an appropriate time
pronunciation: 3
GRISLY
(adj.) frightful, horrible, ghastly
pronunciation: 1