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stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
awful - terrible; very bad
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
benison - blessing