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ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
swill - drink greedily