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tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
slither - slip or slide
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing