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cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
espionage - spying
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window