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nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''