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proffer

to hold out something to some for acceptance; offer.

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Efflorescence

The act or process of developing; growth; progress

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Effulgence

A brilliant radiance; a shining forth.

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Swathing

hit or crush with a sharp blow from a flat object

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Enmity

The feeling of a hostile person

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Strident

Making or having a harsh sound

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Furtive

taken, done, or used; sly or shifty.

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suffusion

When something spreads slowly throughout something else.

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Pliant

bending readily; flexible

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bastion

projecting part of a fortification used for defense in several directions

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hiatus

A break or interruption in the continuity of work, series, or action.

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gesticulated

use gestures instead of speaking to emphasize words

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induced

bring about or give rise to

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exasperation

feeling of intense irritation or annoyance

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Conspiritorial

the act of agreeing to doing something secretly wrong, evil, or illegal.

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errant

straying from the proper course or standards

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ebullience

quality of being cheerful or full of energy.

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clambering

get in or out of something in an awkward way.

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assented

to agree or concur

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recrimination

mutual accusations.