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altercation - noisy quarrel
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder