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::: suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
::: apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
::: frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
::: gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
::: obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
::: sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred