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elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
accelerate - move faster
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease