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::: alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
::: ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
::: dappled - spotted
::: aptitude - fitness; talent
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
::: anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize