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furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast