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dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
peerless - having no equal; incomparable
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature