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hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
traverse - go through or across
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
bestow - confer
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
dishearten - discourage