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prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
uproar - noisy confusion
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy