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blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen