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celerity - speed; rapidity
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.