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cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
obsidian - black volcanic rock
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
animated - lively; spirited