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raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
allay - calm; pacify
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
bilk - swindle; cheat
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition