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dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow