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pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work