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onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain