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auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook