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::: buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
::: whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
::: granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
::: waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
::: reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
::: insurrection - rebellion; uprising
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic