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prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency