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tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear