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::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: artless - without guile; open and honest
::: bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
::: immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
::: hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
::: allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity