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jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
gist - essence; main point; substance
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die