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ovation - enthusiastic applause
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
lascivious - lustful
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint