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opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
onus - burden; responsibility
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
hovel - shack; small wretched house
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform