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warranted - justified; authorized
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
pretext - excuse
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly