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killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
concord - harmony; accord
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
abrogate - abolish
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
arsenal - storage place for military equipment
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate