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jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
congenital - existing at birth
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original