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avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
hummock - small hill; hillock
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually