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scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant