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::: frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
::: buffoonery - clowning
::: gist - essence; main point; substance
::: swill - drink greedily
::: perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
::: assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
::: furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
::: proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger