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discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
odoriferous - giving off an odor
feign - pretend
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
predilection - preference; partiality