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kinetic - producing motion; of motion
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
clasp - hold firmly within arms
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true