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levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
deleterious - harmful
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced