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herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds