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morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation