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::: carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
::: vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
::: wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention