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::: elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
::: panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
::: fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
::: lewd - lustful
::: reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: compulsive - resulting from compulsion