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summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
innocuous - harmless
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction