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colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
adorn - decorate
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)