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disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
impenitent - not repentant
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
assail - assault
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums