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marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
allure - entice; attract; tempt
referendum - direct vote by all the people
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played