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frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil