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rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
decoy - lure or bait; V.
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
vernal - pertaining to spring