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sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
abate - subside or moderate
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress