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quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
apiarist - person who keeps bees
myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand