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torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.