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exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
mauve - pale purple
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee