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::: rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
::: matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
::: gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
::: frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
::: tenuous - thin; slim; rare