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equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
abash - embarrass
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow