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::: indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: ventral - abdominal
::: clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
::: acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description