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hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
chuckle - laugh quietly
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
blunder - error; stupid mistake
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful