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strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation