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harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
gaffe - social blunder
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
enliven - make lively or spirited; animate