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panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity