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gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
contaminate - pollute
acetic - vinegary