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notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim