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gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust