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stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
emancipate - set free; liberate
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber