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distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
awful - terrible; very bad
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
ablution - washing
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
doggerel - poor verse