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elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
craven - cowardly
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
distrait - absentminded; distracted
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)