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acclamation
a shout of welcome; verbal vote of approval
bucolic
characteristics of a countryside; rural; pastoral
calumniate
to slander
chary
extremely cautious, hesitant or slow; reserved
collusion
secret agreement
dilettante
a dabbler in the arts; superficial
imperturbable
not easily excited
increment
increase, addition
mandate
authoratative command; formal order
paltry
trifling, insignificant
paroxysm
a spasm, convulsion
pedantry
a pretentious display of knowledge
peregrination
the act of travelling; an excursion
redolent
fragrent; smelling strongly
refulgent
shining, radiant
shibboleth
custom that distinguises a particular group of persons from all others
tyro
a beginner, novice
unremitting
not stopping; maintained steadily
vacillate
to waver weakly in mind or will
vituperative
harshly abusive, severly scolding