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confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
primate - group of mammals including humans
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal