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chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe