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::: ovation - enthusiastic applause
::: uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
::: matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid