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exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances