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confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
congeal - freeze; coagulate
sprightly - lively
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal