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carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
browbeat - bully; intimidate
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
accede - agree
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth