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acclamation
a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of approval
bucolic
characteristic of the coutnryside; rural; rustic; relating to shepherds
calumniate
to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously
chary
extremely cautious; hesotant, or slow with; reserved
collusion
sercret agreement or cooperation
dilettante
a dabbler in the arts; one who engages in an activity in an amateurish , trifling way
imperturbable
not easily excited; emotionally steady
increment
an inlargement, increase, addition
mandate
an authorative command, formal order, authorization
paltry
trifling, insignificant
paroxysm
a sudden outburst, a spasm, convulsion
pedantry
a pretentious display of knowledge
peregrination
the act or traveling, and excursion, especially on foot or to a foreign country
profane
impure, defiled, worldly, not connected with religious or worldly matters
proffer
to present of offer
redolent
fregrant, smelling stongly, tending to aoruse memories or create an aura
refulgent
shining, radient
shibboleth
a word, expression, or custom that distinguishes a particular group of persons from all others; a commonplace saying
tyro
a beginner, novice, one with little or no background or skill
unremitting
not stopping; maintained steadily; never letting up, relentless
vacilliate
to swing indecisively form one idea of course of action to another; to waver weakly in mind or will
vituperative
harshly abusive, severly scolding