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rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
hummock - small hill; hillock
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth