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buffoonery - clowning
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
beseech - beg; plead with
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
censorious - severely critical
ovation - enthusiastic applause
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
enact - make (a bill) into law
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff