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::: emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
::: bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
::: stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
::: saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
::: strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate