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flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
febrile - feverish
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress