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extol - praise very highly; glorify
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
cistern - reservoir or water tank
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
disinclination - unwillingness
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy