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surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
crone - hag; ugly old woman
maudlin - effusively sentimental
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle