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maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena