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bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
buffoon - stupid person; clown
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence