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tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
mirth - merriment; laughter
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate