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gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
minatory - menacing; threatening
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
emancipate - set free; liberate
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal