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hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
reprisal - retaliation
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts