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tranquillity - calmness; peace
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
hummock - small hill; hillock
bode - foreshadow; portend
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous