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fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
monograph - scholarly article
execrable - very bad; detestable
diaphanous - sheer; transparent