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::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
::: commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
::: venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
::: sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: capsize - (of a boat) turn over
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)