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meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
conflagration - great fire
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth