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formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
wastrel - waster; profligate
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
pretext - excuse
pendulous - hanging; suspended
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive