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fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
slither - slip or slide
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse