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::: recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
::: marital - pertaining to marriage
::: apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer