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gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
intrepid - fearless
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician