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ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
retinue - following; attendants
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
libidinous - lustful
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person