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catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
overthrow - topple; N.
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck