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vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill