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frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
ensue - follow (as a result)
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas