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hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock