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audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
scrappy - quarrelsome
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism