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Booming

ˈbo͞omiNG 1. having a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth. 2. (of a sound or voice) loud, deep, and resonant.

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Chinn

CHin 1. draw one's body up so as to bring one's chin level with or above (a horizontal bar) with one's feet off the ground, as an exercise.

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Blather

ˈblaT͟Hər 1. talk long-windedly without making very much sense. 2. long-winded talk with no real substance.

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Rodomontade

rädəmənˈtād 1. boastful or inflated talk or behavior. 2. talk boastfully

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Teem

tēm 1. be full of or swarming with.

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Stock-still

1. without any movement; completely still.

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Voluptuous

vəˈləpCHəwəs 1. of, relating to, or characterized by luxury or sensual pleasure.

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Amorous

amərəs 1. showing, feeling, or relating to sexual desire.

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Azure

aZHər 1. bright blue in color, like a cloudless sky.

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Inquisitive

inˈkwizitiv 1. curious or inquiring.

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Taciturn

tasiˌtərn 1. (of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.

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Singly

siNGglē 1. one at a time; separately or individually.

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Peevish

pēviSH 1. easily irritated, esp. by unimportant things.

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Quatrain

kwäˌtrān 1. a stanza of four lines, esp. one having alternate rhymes.

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Gruff

grəf 1. abrupt or taciturn in manner.

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Suffragette

səfrəˈjet 1. a woman seeking the right to vote through organized protest.

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Parapet

parəpit 1. a low protective wall along the edge of a roof, bridge, or balcony.

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Gala

gāyla 1. a social occasion with special entertainments or performances.

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Bewitch

biˈwiCH 1. cast a spell on and gain control over (someone) by magic.

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Milieu

milˈyo͞o, 1. a person's social environment.

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Throng

THrôNG 1. a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals. 2. (of a crowd) fill or be present in (a place or area).

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Varicose

ˈvarəˌkōs 1. affected by a condition causing the swelling and tortuous lengthening of veins, most often in the legs.

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Conjugal

känjəgəl 1. of or relating to marriage or the relationship between husband and wife.

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Exalt

igˈzôlt 1. hold (someone or something) in very high regard; think or speak very highly of.

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Fidelity

fəˈdelətē 1. faithfulness to a person, cause, or belief, demonstrated by continuing loyalty and support.