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ebullient
high-spirited
Brobdingnagian
gigantic; enormous
extant
still existing
verdant
green
Whig
a friend and supporter of the American Revolution
trepidation
a state of dread or alarm; apprehension
torrid
drying or scorching with heat; burning; parching
gnomic
uttering, containing, or characterized by maxims
comity
a state of mutual harmony, friendship, and respect
tyro
a novice
avarice
an excessive desire of gain; greediness
eke
to gain or supplement with great effort or difficulty
tittle-tattle
idle, trifling talk
bellwether
a leader or leading indicator
torpid
dull; sluggish; apathetic
grok
to understand
ameliorate
to make or grow better
bestow
to give or confer
comestible
suitable to be eaten
requisite
required; indispensable
prolix
wordy
sobriquet
a nickname
Zeitgeist
the spirit of the time
numismatics
the collection and study of coins
palpable
plain; distinct; obvious