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environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
vernal - pertaining to spring
browbeat - bully; intimidate
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth