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hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
correlation - mutual relationship