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::: cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
::: officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
::: apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
::: rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
::: charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
::: choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
::: tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether