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::: facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
::: fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: judicious - sound on judgment; wise
::: preeminent - outstanding; superior
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives