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pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak