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snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
dishearten - discourage