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Effusion

A pouring forth ; unrestrained expression

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Querulous

Complaining

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Indulgent

Very lenient

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Affront

An open, intentional insult

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Propitious

Favorable

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Munificent

Extremely generous

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Guffaw

A loud or coarse burst of laughter

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Capitulated

To surrender on certain terms

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Incarceration

To imprison or confine

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Magnanimous

Noble in spirit, generous in forgiving

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Gregarious

Outgoing , sociable

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Exhilaration

High spirits

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Patrimony

An inheritance from one's father

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Obsequious

Too ready to please ,praise or obey

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Civility

Politeness

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Germane

Pertinent , to the point

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Punctilious

Paying attention to the fine details of etiquette

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Foible

A minor weakness or fault

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Connoisseur

Someone who is an expert in some field

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Precocious

Showing unusually early development