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::: precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
::: ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
::: averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
::: beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
::: bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
::: dearth - scarcity
::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured