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hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
viper - poisonous snake
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
mimicry - imitation
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her