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veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
ovation - enthusiastic applause
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering