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wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
osseous - made of bone; bony
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
baffle - frustrate; perplex
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic