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fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent