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obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
contusion - bruise
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.