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sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
uproar - noisy confusion
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
flotsam - drifting wreckage
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red