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jaunts
n. a short pleasant trip; excursion
v. to make a short trip
apathy
n. lack of emotion or feeling; indifference; lack of interest, concern, or spirit
tantalizing
adj. tempting; tormenting or teasing by keeping something in sight but out of reach
inverse
adj. inverted; reversed; opposite
n. the opposite
repast
n. a meal; food eaten at a meal
cascade
n. a small, steep waterfall; something that falls in a manner similar to that of a waterfall
v. to fall or drop with a rushing movement
ravenous
adj. extremely hungry; predatory; greedy
pungent
adj. sharply affecting the sense of taste or smell; sharp; keen; biting
induction
n. an act of enrolling or bringing someone into a group, or formally placing in office; the process of arriving at a generalization from facts or examples
sage
adj. very wise, perceptive; having wisdom gained from experience
n. an herb used to season food; a very wise person
buoyant
adj. able to float; able to bounce back after a reverse or setback; cheerful
incandescent
adj. glowing with intense heat; very bright; shining; brilliant; descibing a light bulb that produces light with a filament in a vacuum
benign
adj. not hramful; gentle; good-natured
murky
adj. dark; gloomy; misty; hard to understand
incessant
adj. unceasing; never stopping
invigorating
adj. giving vigor to; enlivening; filling with energy
opaque
adj. not letting light through; not transparent; hard to understand
oppressive
adj. tyrannical; hard to take; not transparent; hard to understand
animated
adj. filled with life; lively; seeming alive; lifelike
congruent
adj. in agreement; harmonious; corresponding