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appall - dismay; shock deeply
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
annul - make void
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
skinflint - miser; stingy person
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter