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rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight