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scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
ovation - enthusiastic applause
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
generate - cause; produce; create
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly