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emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
ambrosia - food of the gods
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again