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anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
discrete - separate; unconnected
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.