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exhalation
the act of instance of exhaling
teem
to be full of things, abound or swarm
murmur
to complain in low, mumbling tones; grluble
gasp
to draw in the breath sharplyy, as from shock
cadenced
a progression of chords moving to a harmonic close or point of rest
patronage
support encouragement or championship, as of a person or cause
suffuse
to spread through or over, as with liquid or light
retaliation
act of paying back for injury
submission
the act of giving in to a power of another
strewn
to spread about; scatter
divert
to turn aside from a course or direction
profussion
the state of being profuse; abundance
insidious
working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner
centrifuge
an apparatus consisting of a compartment spun about a central axis to seperate contained materials
contemptible
deserving of contempt; despicable
din
a jumble of loud, discordant sounds
disperse
to drive off or scatter in different directions
filigree
delicate and intricate ornamental work made of gold, silver, or other fine twisted wire
distill
to increase the concentration of, seperate, or purify
hone
to sharpen; enhance
ferret
to scrounge or scavenge for
welter
a confused mass; a jumble
beatific
showing or producing exalted joy or blessedness; angelic
perfunctorily
done routinely and with little interest or care
chaff
trivial or worthless matter