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Lesson 10+ 5 words from lesson 16

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nova
noun: a star that increases thousands of times in brightness and then fades
novice
noun: a person new to any field; a beginner
neoclassical
noun: a revival of the literary, architectural, musical, and artistic forms that are considered a standard or model, and therefore "classical"
neologism
noun: a new word, phrase, or expression, or a new meaning for an old word
neophyte
noun: 1) a recent convert
2) a newly ordained priest or member of a religious order
3) a beginner; a novice
animus
noun: 1) a powerful feeling of hostility or antagonism; hatred
2) an animating spirit
equanimity
noun: composure and calm in stressful conditions; equilibrium
pusillanimous
adj: cowardly; fearful
ether
noun: 1) the regions of space beyond the earth's atmosphere; the heavens
2) a highly flammable liquid anesthetic
ethereal
adj: 1) spirit-like in lightness and delicacy
2) Heavenly; celestial
diaphanous
adj: allowing light to show through; translucent; delicate
epiphany
noun: 1) a revelatory manifestation of a divine being
2) a revelation; a flash of understanding of the true nature of something
3) (capitalized) a Christian festival
phantasm
noun: a phantom; an apparition; something unreal, as in a dream or a vision
sycophant
noun: a flatterer seeking favors or gain; a servile self-seeker
aspiration
noun: 1) strong desire for achievement; ambition toward a long-range goal
2) expulsion of break in speaking
dispirited
adj: dejected; discouraged; gloomy
hyperbole
noun: an exaggeration; a figure expressing excess
hyperborean
adj: 1) far north; arctic
2) very cold; frigid
hyperventilation
noun: the condition of taking abnormally fast, deep breaths
vent
1) noun: an outlet; an opening for passage of liquids, fumes, or sometimes air
2) verb: to utter; to express, especially in relieving strong feelings