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actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage