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eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
tawny - brownish yellow
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe