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odorous - having an odor
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism