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jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
swill - drink greedily
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
annul - make void