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circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
spoof - parody
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties