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malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
expound - explain
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
feign - pretend