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madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
jaunt - trip; short journey
ablution - washing
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation