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cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
citadel - fortress
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy