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::: lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
::: Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
::: assail - assault
::: astronomical - enormously large or extensive
::: ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
::: mortician - undertaker; CF. death
::: clavicle - collarbone