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sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
distend - expand; swell out
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
mural - wall painting
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic