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recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
gainsay - deny
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude