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animated
(adj.) full of life, lively, alive; (part.) moved to action
brood
(n.) a family of young animals, especially birds; any group having the same nature and origin; (v.) to think over in a worried, unhappy way
culminate
(v.) to reach a high point of development; to end, climax
downright
(adv.) thoroughly; (adj.) absolute, complete; frank, blunt
drone
(n.) a loafer, idler; a buzzing or humming sound; a remote-control device; a male bee; (v.) to make a buzzing sound; to speak in a dull tone of voice
goad
(v.) to drive or urge on; (n.) something used to drive or urge on
indulge
(v.) to give in to a wish or desire, give oneself up to
ingredient
(n.) one of the materials in a mixture, recipe, or formula
literate
(adj.) able to read and write; showing an excellent educational background; having knowledge or training
loom
(v.) to come into view; to appear in exaggerated form; (n.) a machine for weaving
luster
(n.) the quality of giving off light, brightness, glitter, brilliance
miscellaneous
(adj.) mixed, of different kinds
oration
(n.) a public speech for a formal occasion
peevish
(adj.) cross, complaining, irritable; contrary
seethe
(v.) to boil or foam; to be excited or disturbed
singe
(v.) to burn slightly; (n.) a burn at the ends or edges
unique
(adj.) one of a king; unequaled; unusual; found only in a given class, place, or situation
upright
(adj.) vertical, straight; good, honest (adv.) in a vertical position
verify
(v.) to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm
yearn
(v.) to have a strong and earnest desire