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uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change