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effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed