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disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.