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festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
vying - contending; CF. vie
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)