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::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
::: boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
::: recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
::: derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
::: ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
::: transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient