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::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
::: willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
::: bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
::: effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
::: voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
::: propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory