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plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
buccaneer - pirate
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
throes - violent anguish
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste