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::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
::: vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
::: lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
::: 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
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life