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dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
evince - show clearly
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble