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::: formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
::: effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: irascible - irritable; easily angered
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: exorcise - drive out evil spirits
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty