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drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
swill - drink greedily
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper