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vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
nexus - connection
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
matrimony - state of being married
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it