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palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
horde - crowd; swarm
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate