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effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
adore - love deeply and respect highly
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth