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languish - lose animation or strength
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate