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multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
detonation - explosion
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.