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grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
dishearten - discourage
ameliorate - improve
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free