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welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life