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rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
deleterious - harmful
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners