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effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
potentate - monarch; sovereign
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy