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alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.