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effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
insurgent - rebellious; N.
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength