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append - attach
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)