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Garrulity

noun. The quality of being wordy and talkative

Pithy

adjective. Concise and full of meaning; "welcomed her pithy comments"; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen

Ambler

noun. A horse or a person that ambles

Absquatulate

verb. Go away, run off, abscond, beat a retreat, desert (Colloquial speech)

Adimpleate

verb. To fill up - The new technique adimpleates the cans with milk through injection.

Dephlogisticate

verb. To make something fireproof.

Lamprophony

noun. Loudness and clarity of voice

Carceral

adjective. Of, relating to, or suggesting a jail or prison

Acquiesce

verb. To accept, comply, or submit tacitly or passively; often used with in and sometimes with to

Ornithology

noun. A branch of science that deals with the study of birds

Encomium

noun. A formal expression of high praise; eulogy: The word is from the Greek enkomion, "laudatory ode" or "panegyric."

Impignorate

verb. To pawn or mortgage something

Thermoneutrality

noun. The state of being neutral with regard to the effects of heat

Enliven

verb. To make something (or someone) more interesting, entertaining, vivacious or appealing

Quenchless

adjective. Impossible to quench, incapable of being satisfied, insatiable

Miscreant

noun. A person who has done something wrong or unlawful, a wrongdoer or an offender

Infelicitous

adjective. Inapt, inappropriate, or awkward; malapropos: an infelicitous remark

Gunners

noun. A member of the armed forces who operates or specialises in guns, or a member of an aircraft crew who operates a gun, especially (formerly) in a gun turret on a bomber, or a person who hunts game with a gun

Resplendent

adjective. Attractive and impressive through being richly colourful or sumptuous

Reinvigorate

verb. To give new energy or strength to

Beatific

adjective. Feeling or expressing blissful happiness

Ossify

verb. To convert into or cause to harden like bone; or to become rigid or inflexible in habits, attitudes, opinions, etc.

Cynosure

noun. A person or thing that is the centre of attention or admiration

Opulent

adjective. Ostentatiously costly and luxurious, or wealthy

Syncopate

verb. Displace the beats or accents in (music or a rhythm) so that strong beats become weak and vice versa - or shorten (a word) by dropping sounds or letters in the middle