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::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
::: poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
::: levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: recurrent - occurring again and again
::: centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
::: vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular