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timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex