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Acoustics (n)

the quality of sound

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Acclaim (v)

to express strong approval or praise; hail

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Accolade (n)

an award given as a sign of appreciation or respect

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Adamant (adj)

stubborn; unwilling to bend; unyielding

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Adulate (v)

to praise greatly; fawn over

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Ample (adj)

abundant; plentiful; enough or more than enough

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Clamor (n)

unpleasant sound; noise

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Din (n)

ongoing loud sound; noise

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Discordant (adj)

lacking harmony or agreement

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Effervescent (adj)

lively; full of uplifted spirit; vivacious

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Euphony (n)

pleasing sound

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Fanatical (adj)

full of great enthusiasm or devotion

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Fervent (adj)

filled with passion or intensity

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Eulogize (v)

to praise; to say good things about

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Exalt (v)

to praise or glorify; to lift up in status, dignity, or power

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Hidebound (adj)

strongly opinionated; narrow-mindedly stubborn

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Impassioned (adj)

filled with passionate emotion

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Intractable (adj)

stubborn; hard to manage

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Laud (v)

to praise; extol

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Mellifluous (adj)

sweet and smooth sounding

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Myriad (adj)/(n)

countless; a very large number

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Obdurate (adj)

stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing

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Panegyrize (v)

to praise a person or event in a formal speech or writing; to praise highly

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Plethora (n)

excess; abundance

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Profuse (adj)

abundant; more than enough

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Prolific (adj)

abundant; producing a great deal; fertile

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Raucous (adj)

coarse-sounding; loud and unruly

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Recalcitrant (adj)

stubborn, disobedient; defiant

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Resolve (n)

firmness, determination

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Revere (v)

to regard highly with love and respect

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Surfeit (n)

an oversupply

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Unwavering (adj)

firm and determined

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Unyielding (adj)

stubborn; inflexible

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Vibrant (adj)

lively; full of vitality

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Vociferous (adj)

loud and noisy regarding one's own voice, especially shouting

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Willful (adj)

stubborn

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Zealous (adj)

filled with enthusiasm; fervent