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purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car