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tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
attire - clothe; N: clothing; array; apparel
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)