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overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
forward - presumptuous or bold
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
allure - entice; attract; tempt
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)