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::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
::: defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
::: clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
::: beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
::: cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
::: xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
::: levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise