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::: impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
::: cadet - student at a military school
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: grotto - small cavern
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish