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tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.