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abode - dwelling place; home
ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
libidinous - lustful
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin