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::: farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: dearth - scarcity
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: devoid - empty; lacking
::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
::: metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
::: incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers