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::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
::: equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
::: veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
::: gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
::: disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
::: bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate