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confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly