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guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
promontory - headland
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
euphoria - feeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
abbreviate - shorten
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval