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optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
philology - study of language or words
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious