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::: gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
::: mirth - merriment; laughter
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
::: exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
::: unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)