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fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
orator - public speaker
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage