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perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
abate - subside or moderate
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop