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overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial