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underscore - underline; emphasize
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
consternation - great shock; dismay
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria