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cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
tranquillity - calmness; peace
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
pretext - excuse
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
weary - tired after long work; V.
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win