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giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
component - element; ingredient