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chuckle - laugh quietly
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition