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fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
brawl - noisy quarrel
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens