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::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
::: turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
::: defalcate - embezzle
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
::: chaffing - bantering; joking
::: bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
::: downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation