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ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds