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interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
imperil - put in danger
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone