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misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her