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expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.