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cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
decelerate - slow down
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger