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imperil - put in danger
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim