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acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars