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fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
premonitory - serving to warn
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
viand - food; CF. live
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged