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::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
::: diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
::: ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
::: jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
::: elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
::: orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine