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palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
ligneous - like wood
trident - three-pronged spear
robust - strong; vigorous
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid