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::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
::: tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
::: voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: insightful - discerning; perceptive
::: glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery