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spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
spatial - relating to space
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory