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::: imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
::: subaltern - subordinate
::: ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy