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missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)