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vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
masticate - chew
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter