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fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
benison - blessing
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable