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zephyr
gentle breeze
deciduous
losing leaves in the fall; short lived, temporary
deflect
to turn aside, especially from a straight course, deviate
timorous
timid, shy, full of apprehansion
goad
prod, urge
brazen
bold, shameless, impudent, of or like brass
errant
straying, mistaken, roving
spur
to prod
solarium
room or glassed in area exposed to the sun
futile
completely innefective, useless
sullen
brooding, gloomy
jettison
to cast off, discard
stagnant
stale, not flowing or devoloping
rancid
offensive smell or taste
crescendo
gradual increase in volume or sound
immerse
to engross, preoccupy
algorithms
mechanical problem-solving process
laconic
using few words
excruciating
aganoizing, extremely painful
oration
lecture, formal speech
cherubic
sweet, innocent, resembling a cherub angel
adroitly
skillfully
corpulence
obesity, bulkiness
acquiesced
to accept without opposition; comply quietly
ebb
to recede, decline (as in the tide)
aptly
appropriately, suitably, accurately
hamlet
small village
perpetual
endless, lasting
magnate
powerful or influential person
accrued
to accumulate, grow by additions
patrician
aristocratic
grandoise
magnificent and imposing; exaggerated and pretentious
phalanx
massed group of people, animals, or things
magnanimous
generous, noble in spirit
effusive
expressing emotion without restraint
progenitor
originator, forefather ancestor in a direct line
retorted
to answer back in a sharp manner
bane
source of harm or ruiin
sobriquet
nickname
dilapidated
in disrepair, run down, neglected
emanating
to come or send forth, as from a source
veracity
accuracy, truth
pediment
triangular gable on a roof or facade
orb
spherical body
palpitation
throbbing, rapid beating
paucity
scarcity, lack
cacophony
harsh sound
dulcet
pleasant sounding, soothing to the ear
lumbered
to move slowly and awkwardly