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irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous