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palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered