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acclamation
a shout of welcome
acclamation
an overwheming verbal vote of approval
bucolic
characterisc of the countryside, rural
bucolic
relating to shepherds and coweherds, pastoral
calumniate
to slander
calumniate
to accuse falsely and maliciously
chary
extremely catution, hestiant, or slow
chary
reserved, diffident
collusion
secret agreement or cooperation
dilettante
a dabbler in the arts
dilettante
one who engages in an activity in an amateurish, trifling way
dilettante
superficial
imperturbable
not easily excited
imperturbable
emotionally steady
increment
an enlargement, increase, addition
mandate
an authorative command, formal order, authorization
mandate
to issue such an order (authorative command)
paltry
trifling, insignificant
paltry
mean, despicable
paltry
inferior, trashy
paroxysm
a sudden outburst
paroxysm
a spasm, convulsion
pedantry
a prententionus dispaly of knowledge
pedantry
overly rigid attention to rules and details
peregrination
the act of traveling
peregrination
an excursion, especially on foot or to a foreign country
redolent
fragrant, smelling strongly
redolent
tending to arouse memories or create an aura
refulgent
shining, radiant, resplendent
shibboleth
a word, expression, or custom that distinguishes a particular group of persons from all others
shibboleth
a commonplace saying or truism
tyro
a beginner, novice
tyro
one with little or no background or skill
unremitting
not stopping, maintained stedaily, nver letting up, relentless
vacillate
to swing indecisively for one idea or course of action to another
vacillate
to waver weakly in mind or will
vituperative
harhly abusive, severly scolding