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respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
celestial - heavenly
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself