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staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
appall - dismay; shock deeply
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity