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garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
courier - messenger
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous