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gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
detonation - explosion
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed