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mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
vernal - pertaining to spring