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sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
bacchanalian - drunken
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)