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::: fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: venerate - revere; treat with great respect
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
::: occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare