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repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
baroque - highly ornate
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight