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knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling