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jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire