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exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
dauntless - bold; fearless
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing