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chuckle - laugh quietly
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
coiffure - hairstyle
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced