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stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
cloister - monastery or convent
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
influx - flowing into
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in