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frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
guileless - without deceit
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce