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vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
gnarled - twisted
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
uproar - noisy confusion
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism