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permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
pinnace - small boat
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data