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eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated