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impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
clasp - hold firmly within arms
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)