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stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
abeyance - suspended action
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant