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flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
declivity - downward slope
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant