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flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
celerity - speed; rapidity
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
paucity - scarcity; dearth
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.