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zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
alcove - nook; recess
nugatory - worthless; futile
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere