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explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will