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mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
gamut - entire range
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
consonance - harmony; agreement
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry