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berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
incorrigible - uncorrectable
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher