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Alacrity
cheerful willingness, speed, eagerness, enthusiasm
Bequeath
pass on, hand down, leave, bestow
Crescendo
gradual increase in volume, force, or intensity
Delegate
to give powers to another
Eloquent
strongly expressing emotion
Forlorn
dreary, deserted, unhappy, hopeless, depressing, sad
Glutton
person who eats and drinks excessively
Harangue
pompous speech, tirade, rant
Ineffable
indescribable, inexpressible, beyond words, indefinable
Jubilation
joy, celebration, exultation, elation, joyousness
Modulate
to change pitch, intensity, or tone; to regulate, adjust
Nostalgic
longing for things of the past, wistful, evocative
Obsolete
no longer in use; outdated, archaic, old fashioned
Paramount
supreme, dominant, primary, chief, principle
Quandary
predicament, dilemma, difficulty
Reiterate
to say or do again, to repeat, go over, restate
Sedative
something that calms or soothes, tranquilizer,
Talisman
object offering supernatural protection, amulet
Unheralded
unexpected, not publicized, not known, unannounced
Vacillate
to waver or show indecision, to hesitate