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improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
integral - complete; necessary for completeness; Ex. integral part
canto - division of a long poem
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
credo - creed
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin