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rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
unfeigned - genuine; real
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold