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palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
gaudy - flashy; showy
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line