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zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation