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hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
boor - rude, insensitive person
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
inception - start; beginning