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fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)