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chuckle - laugh quietly
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation