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tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
throes - violent anguish
knoll - little round hill; hillock
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment