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demented - insane
horde - crowd; swarm
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
forward - presumptuous or bold
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks