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::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
::: injurious - harmful; causing injury
::: flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
::: brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
::: babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)