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effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
practicable - feasible
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
consternation - great shock; dismay
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather