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::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
::: throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
::: contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
::: auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: boorish - rude; insensitive