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timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
calamity - disaster; misery
trickster - person who cheats people
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions