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brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
gamut - entire range
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful