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adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature