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apparition - ghost; phantom
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
lascivious - lustful
absolve - pardon (an offense)
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president