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crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence