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killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
florescence - condition or period of flowering
monetary - pertaining to money
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch