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hectic
very excited or confusing; hurried
oratory
skillful public speaking
discretion
good judgment; wise caution; individual freedom to judge
replica
a comp; a reproduction; a duplicate
inaudible
unable to be heard
ovation
an enthusiastic and prolonged applause; an enthusiastic reception or tribute
encore
a further performance given on demand; a demand for further performance
intonation
the rising and falling pitch of the voice
panorama
an unlimited view in all directions; constantly changing scene; a comprehensive survey; a picture unrolled before the spectator
rostrum
a raised platform for public speaking
nominal
in name only; small; not worth considering
ingenuous
frank, straightforward; simple; innocent; unsophisticated; naive
lavish
very generous in giving or spending; costly; abundant; to give or spend freely
tripod
a three-legged stand for a camera; anything that stands on three legs
inventory
the stock of goods or merchandise on hand; an accounting of goods; any detailed list; to list merchandie or belongings
soliloquy
a speech a character makes to himself or herself onstage that revels his or her thoughts to the audience
predominant
of first importance; most frequent; overruling
mimic
one who imitates another; to make fun of by imitating; to copy closely
orthodox
adhering to accepted beliefs, especially in religion; aprproved or conventional
resourceful
capable of thinking of ways to do things; having the ability to act effectively; clever