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attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed