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odoriferous - giving off an odor
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
uproar - noisy confusion