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embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
infinitesimal - very small
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial