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effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
provisional - tentative; temporary
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
acrophobia - fear of heights
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.