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overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
gruesome - grisly; horrible
component - element; ingredient
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts