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invective - abuse
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people