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throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
caricature - distortion; burlesque
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
chaffing - bantering; joking
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous