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exhalation
the releasing or air from the lungs; the air erleased from the lungs
dormant
marked by a suspension of activity; temporarily devoid of external activity
legacy
something received from an ancestor, from a predecessor, or from the past
grimace
a facial expression that indicates pain, disgust, or disapproval
candid
indicating or suggesting sincere honesty and ansence of deception
evocative
tending or serving to call forth
deft
having the ability to do something with great skill
profusely
excessicely; beyond that which is normal
demean
to degrade; to talk or act so that someone else looks bad
genuflect
to touch the knee to the floor(worship)
obsequious
openly servile, disgustingly sweet
complacence
calm or secure satisfaction with one's self or situation
malaise
an indefinite feeling of debility or lack of health indicating a more serious sickness
infatuated
struck sensless with exaggerated love or admiration
quarry
one that is sought or hunted; an open excavation
loquacious
pointlessly or anooyingly talkative
bland
not irritating, sitmulating, or invigorating; soothing
arbitrary
selected at random and without reason
brusque
blunt in manner or speech often to the pont of being harsh or nasty
pander
to cater to the desired of someone
portentous
pompous; showing one's self off as being something special
contrive
to think up; to put together a plan
delineate
to describe in sharp and vivid detail
ambiguity
anything tht is not clear or that is capable of being understood in two ways
wistful
full of unfulfilled longing or desire
dilaroty
tending or intednded to cause delay; characterized by procrastination; tardy
saunter
to talk about in an idle or leisurely manner; to stroll
contrive
to think up; to put together a plan
polychromatic
having various or changing colors
delineate
to describe in sharp and vivid detail
ambiguity
anything tht is not clear or that is capable of being understood in two ways
wistful
full of unfulfilled longing or desire
dilaroty
tending or intednded to cause delay; characterized by procrastination; tardy
saunter
to talk about in an idle or leisurely manner; to stroll
polychromatic
having various or changing colors
hirsute
hairy;
emanate
to come forth from its source
paroxysm
a sudden outburst of laughter rage or sneezing; spasm
vacillate
to waver in mind; will or feeling
egress
an exit;a way out
affinity
an attraction to someone or something
obstreperously
noisily, uncontrollably
ostensible
suspected as the reason though it can not be proven
sconce
candles with holders that have sides that are taller
tenuous
having little strength or support
sublime
loftly, grand, or exalted
limpid
absolutely quiet and untroubled
myriad
a great many
rescind
to make void
impasse
a difficulty having no reconizable excape or soulution
amenity
something that gives material comfort or concenience
eidetic
marked by extraordinarily accurate and viviid recall
inuitive
having to do with perceving or knowing things without conscious reason
imminence
the quality or state of being ready to take place
alleged
asserted as being true or to exist; not yet found guilty
irrepressible
impossiblr to hold back or control
revel
to make intense satisfaction
impetuous
marked by impuslse
accost
to approach and speak to in a challenging or aggressive way
swathed
wrapped u por bound up in bloth or bandages
gossamer
something light delicate or tenuous
grub
to sig in the ground to seacrch