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::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
::: clime - climate
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
::: manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
::: turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil