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crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.