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resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
annihilate - destroy
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
indigence - poverty