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detonation - explosion
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress