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precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
animated - lively; spirited
inevitable - unavoidable
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
simplistic - oversimplified
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)