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pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
lascivious - lustful