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::: infantile - childish; infantlike
::: sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
::: defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
::: devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: recline - lie down
::: animosity - active enmity
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.