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gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist