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::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
::: adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter