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demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for