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::: harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
::: propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
::: febrile - feverish
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
::: gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome