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fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
residue - remainder; balance