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compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance