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frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
pretext - excuse
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic