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Word: rhapsodize

Definition: speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery


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::: checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
::: inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
::: beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
::: rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
::: diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank
::: halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter