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exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
abominate - loathe; hate
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.