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macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
crone - hag; ugly old woman
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel