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detonation - explosion
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition