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welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
gusty - windy
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather