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melee - fight
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance