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congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
allay - calm; pacify
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)