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lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears