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leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds