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gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry