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disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate