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compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
horde - crowd; swarm
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle