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annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow