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consonance - harmony; agreement
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
internecine - mutually destructive
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry