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agitation

a violent stirring or movement; noisy confusion, excitement; a stirring up of public enthusiasm

2

blurt

to say suddenly or without thinking

3

chronological

arranged in order of time of occurrence

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countenance

a face, facial expression; to tolerate or approve

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diminish

to make or become smaller, reduce in size

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enchant

to please greatly; to charm, put under a magic spell

7

fluctuate

to change continually; to move up and down

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foster

to bring up, give care to; to promote, encourage; in the same family but not related by birth

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grovel

to humble oneself, act in a fearful and servile way; to lie face downward; to indulge in something base or unworthy

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handicraft

work done by hand; a trade requiring hand skill

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hilarious

extremely funny, causing loud amusement

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ignite

to set on fire, cause to burn; to heat up, excite

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magnitude

the great size or importance of something

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massive

large and heavy; great in size or scope

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maternal

of or like a mother

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pall

to lose in interest, attraction, or effectiveness; to become

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reputable

well thought of, having a good reputation

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revere

to love and respect deeply, honor greatly

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saga

a narrative of heroic exploits; along detailed account

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stodgy

dull boring; old-fashioned,hidebound;lumpy, thick