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stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows