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guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
hummock - small hill; hillock
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress