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::: tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
::: agitate - stir up; disturb
::: acrophobia - fear of heights
::: vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak