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rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
dignitary - person of high rank or position
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable