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::: smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
::: sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
::: enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
::: coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: colossal - huge
::: deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
::: reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
::: fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection