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galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
doggerel - poor verse
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
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
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting