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voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
abut - border upon; adjoin
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers