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::: tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
::: antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
::: expiate - make amends for (a sin)
::: artifice - deception; trickery
::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
::: feign - pretend
::: insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature