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maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
preeminent - outstanding; superior