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subsequent - following in time or order; later
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular