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cascade - small waterfall
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.