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wrath - anger; fury
abate - subside or moderate
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
crave - desire; want intensely
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill