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::: torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
::: berate - scold strongly
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: epoch - period of time
::: cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
::: shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
::: saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
::: determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over