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soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
scanty - meager; insufficient
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)