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lascivious - lustful
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed