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excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
centripetal - tending toward the center
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston