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disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
exult - rejoice
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
gruel - thin liquid porridge