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disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
demotic - of or pertaining to the people
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event