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overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract