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rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)