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::: rile - irritate; vex; muddy
::: squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
::: magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
::: salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
::: discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
::: nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy