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overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying