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effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
bolster - support; reinforce
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep