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plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
satirical - using satire; mocking
surmise - guess; N.
detonation - explosion
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions