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abode - dwelling place; home
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
consummate - complete; V.
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky