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intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
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
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
sluggard - lazy person
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
distend - expand; swell out
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone