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chuckle - laugh quietly
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse