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reprisal - retaliation
sinister - evil; ominous
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
buffoonery - clowning
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.