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detonation - explosion
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
ambrosia - food of the gods
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic