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::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
::: impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
::: acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
::: morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
::: spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
::: crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
::: sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone