anguish excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain: the anguish of grief.
capacious capable of holding much; spacious or roomy: a capacious storage bin.
elicit to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke: to elicit the truth; to elicit a response with a question.
forestall to prevent, hinder, or thwart by action in advance: to forestall a riot bydeploying police.
levity lightness of mind, character, or behavior; lack of appropriate seriousness or earnestness.
obliterate to remove or destroy all traces of; do away with; destroy completely.
propensity a natural inclination or tendency: a propensity to drink too much.
regurgitate to cause to surge or rush back; vomit.
waive to refrain from claiming or insisting on; give up; forgo: to waive one's right; to waive one's rank; to waive honors.zenith the point on the celestial sphere vertically above a given position or observer.