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::: rile - irritate; vex; muddy
::: acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
::: lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
::: engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
::: adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream