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::: extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
::: beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
::: distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
::: rejuvenate - make young again