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capital - adj.

first-rate; pricipal

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concise

expressing much in few words; clear and succinct

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crotchety

eccentric; whimsical

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despondent

having lost all or nearly all hope

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effusion

an unrestrained outpouring of feeling, as in speech or writing

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fleet - adj.

moving swiftly; rapid or nimble

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gabble

rapid, incoherent talk

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guffaw

boisterous laughter

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promontory

a high ridge of land or rock jutting out into a body of water; a headland

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proprietor

owner

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succulent

rich in desirable qualities; full of juice; (of a plant) having fleshy and juicy leaves

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zealous

fervent; ardently devoted to a purpose