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::: thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: lateral - of or coming from the side
::: emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
::: secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
::: ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
::: rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety