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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
preamble - introductory statement
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
progenitor - ancestor