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rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
recurrent - occurring again and again
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers