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farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
abhor - detest; hate
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding