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gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
effeminate - having womanly traits
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
contusion - bruise