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guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
indigence - poverty
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
internecine - mutually destructive
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)