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exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
interminable - endless
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
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)