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extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument