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parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
expound - explain
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant