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raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
internecine - mutually destructive
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.