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barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude