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Poecab English 11H Cumulative Semester 1

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pervade
to become diffused throughout every part
singular
uncommon, peculiar
placid
calm
enthralling
captivating, enchanting, enslaving
eloquence
persuasive and effective speech
stealthily
quietly and cautiously
adapt
to accommodate; to adjust
paternal
inherited from the father
betrothed
a person to whom one is to be married
caprice
an impulsive change of mind, fickleness
wan
sickly pale
emaciated
very thin due to hunger or disease
demeanor
one's behavior or conduct
heathen
pagan, an uncivilized and irreligious person
genera
kinds, categories, groups with similarities (plural of genus)
repose
a state of peace or tranquility
luxuriant
extravagantly abundant
epithet
a descriptive term or phrase substituted for a real name
luxurious
sensual, pleasurably indulgent
aquiline
curved and hooked, like the beak of an eagle
serene
calm, peaceful
exultingly
joyfully, rejoicingly
scrutinize
to observe carefully
allude
to make an indirect reference
orb
a spherical object, sometimes used to describe eyes
ponder
to consider or think about something in depth
fathom
to understand fully, to gauge
profound
deep, infinite; intelligent; difficult to understand
devout
devoted, as to religion
anomaly
an irregularity or deviated from the norm
scrutiny
careful observation
analogy
a relation or likeness, parallelism
subsequently
in time or order, in succession, behind
derive
to receive from a source, to originate
sentiment
an attitude, thought, or judgment prompted by feeling, a romantic or nostalgic feeling
luminous
bright, brilliant, glowing
chrysalis
a protective cocoon containing a pupa or young insect
innumerable
too many to be counted, inestimable
subsequent
following in time or order
volition
free choice, free will
tumultuous
confusing or disorderly, agitated
appall
to overcome with shock or dismay
modulation
the act of passing from one musical key to another
proficient
expert, skilled in a certain subject
dialect
regional style of speaking
abstruse
difficult to understand
erudition
serious, scholarly learning
traverse
to travel or move across
chaotic
extremely disordered
metaphysical
highly abstract or abstruse
ethereal
not earthly, spiritual, delicate
poignant
emotionally moving
benighted
existing in a state of intellectual, moral, or social darkness
transcendentalism
a philosophy that focuses on spiritual reality versus scientific fact
immerse
to engross, preoccupy
lambent
softly bright or radiant
pore
to study closely or meditatively
effulgence
radiant splendor
impetuously
rapidly, forcefully
impotent
unable to take effective action
solace
comfort in distress, consolation
hearken
to listen
aspiration
a great hope or goal
detain
to hold as if in custody; to restrain from continuing on
idolatry
extreme devotion or worship of something
dilate
to explain or expand on; to enlarge, swell, extend
abandonment
total lack of inhibition
unmerited
undeserved
bestow
to give as a gift; to apply or devote time or effort
vehemence
strength, urgency
peremptorily
absolutely, in a commanding manner
throng
a multitude of assembled persons
mimic
an imitator, one who copies
seraph
angel, guardian
imbue
to infuse
pallid
lacking color or liveliness
affirm
to state positively, to assert as valid or confirmed
undeviatingly
absolutely, in a straightforward manner
solemnly
seriously or somberly
desolation
sadness, loneliness
abbey
a religious and secluded convent or monastery
melancholy
sad, depressing
verdant
green with vegetation
perversity
deliberate misbehavior
alleviate
to relieve, improve partially
imbibe
to take in or up
dotage
a state of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness
incipient
beginning to exist or appear, in an initial stage
solemn
somberly impressive
trammel
a shackle or net used to capture
alienation
derangement of the mind; separation or isolation
haughty
arrogant and condescending
minutely
precisely, in a detailed manner
castellated
resembling a caste
capacious
large, roomy, extensive
fretted
adorned with a band of repeated geometrical shapes
depend
to hang downward
censer
a container in which incense is burned
contrived
formed in an artistic manner
endue
to provide with a quality or ability
sarcophagus (pl. sarcophagi)
a sculpted coffin made of stone
volute
an ornament of spiral formation
arabesque
the style of an elaborate or intricate pattern
contrivance
the act of creating art or an artistic creation
antiquity
ancient times
phantasmagoric
surreal, imaginary
animation
the quality of condition of being alive, spirited, active or vigorous
unhallowed
unholy, immoral
disquietude
lack of peace or tranquility
loathe
to abhor, despise, hate
august
dignified, grandiose
revel
to take pleasure in
fetter
to bind, chain, confine
solemn
quiet, deeply serious
ardor
passion, enthusiasm
perturbed
disturbed
convalescent
partially recovered from an illness
epoch
a memorable period of time
constitution
the physical structure or health of something or someone
eradicate
to erase or wipe out
temperament
an attitude, a manner of behaving
pertinaciously
stubbornly, persistently
countenance
appearance, facial expression
inarticulate
unable to speak clearly
pallor
extreme paleness of the skin
decanter
a vessel used to hold wine or liquor before it is served
procure
to obtain
palpable
obvious, real, tangible
immoderate
extreme, unreasonable
forbear
to refrain or resist; to tolerate or put up with
morbidly
gruesomely, gloomily
subsequent
following in time or order
menial
servant
shroud or enshroud
to wrap up, hide from sight
engendered
produced, caused
pallid
lacking color or liveliness
turbulent
chaotic, disordered
wane
to decrease gradually
revery or reverie
a daydream
resolutely
with determination; with a clear purpose
perseveringly
with unwavering determination
tinge
a slight shade of color, stain, odor, or taste
precipitate
hasty and presumptuous
wanness
sickly paleness
repulsive
sickening, disgusting
supervene
to follow after
disclose
to expose, divulge
profound
deep, infinite
livid
pale
loathsome
abhorrent, hateful
revivification
the renewal of life or vitality
dissolution
the act or process of decaying or disintegration
unwonted
being out of the ordinary
impart
to give or share, to pass on
charnel
associated with death
fetters
an item that confines or binds, chains
tottering
barely standing
palpably
apparently, tangibly
apparition
a ghostly figure
tumult
a state of confusion, agitation
unappeasable
unable to be calmed
malady
illness
cerements
shrouds for the dead
dishevelled
untidy, disarranged, unkempt
assignation
a romantic feeling; rendezvous; tryst
exequy
a death wish, a funeral rite
squander
to waste; dissipate; fritter; misspend
multitude
a crowd, the state of being many, a great number; mass; myriad; slew
sophist
one who specializes in elaborate philosophy and argumentation; scholar; thinker
denounce
to condemn; to accuse, blame; censure; criticize; vilify; brand
stalk
to hunt, pursue; track; shadow; trail; dog; hound
sable
of the color black; ebony; raven; inky
livid
eerily luminous; deathlike
preternatural
extraordinary or unnatural; abnormal; mysterious; odd; unearthly
placidly
calmly; tranquilly; serenely; peacefully; complacently
sullen
brooding, gloomy; morose; sulky; somber; glum
stifling
smothering, suffocating; strangling; gasping
niche
a recess in a wall; alcove; cranny; crevice
solemn
somberly impressive; dignified; ceremonial
innumerable
too many to be counted; inestimable; incalculable; immeasurable; infinite
ennui
bored, lacking interest or energy; tedious; listless; world-weary
stupefied
stunned, astonished; amazed
agitated
upset or uneasy; disturbed; flustered; bothered
ominous
menacing, threatening, indicating misfortune; inauspicious; unpropitious; sinister; dire; baleful
countenance
appearance; facial expression; face; features; visage
lattice
a window with a crosscrossed pattern of wood or metal
descent
a decline; the passing from a higher place to a lower place; slope; lowering; dismount; gravitation
pallor
extreme paleness of the skin; lividity; wanness
enthral
to hold captive; restrain; check; hold in
tumult
a state of confusion, agitation; disturbance; turmoil; din; commotion
civility
a courteous behavior or politeness; compliment; pleasantry
minute
precise, detailed; attentive; critical
belie
to misrepresent, expose as false; distort; refute
evince
to show clearly or display; express; exhibit; demonstrate; manifest
deity
a supreme being, god, goddess
profusion
abundance, outpouring; plenty; extravagance
retain
to hold, keep possession of; withhold; reserve; maintain; remember
vestige
trace, remnant; relic; remains; token; sign; spoor
solicit
to petition persistently, to seek out; entice; tempt; request; entreat
pomp
a display of magnificence; splendor; fanfare
luxuriousness
grandeur, opulence, pleasurable indulgence; magnificence; splendor; richness
embellishment
an ornament, a decorative detail; adornment; enhancement
decora
properness, tastefulness, a state of social correctness; politeness; courtesy; appropriateness
melancholy
sad, depressing; dejected; despondent; woeful; sorrowful
convolute
twisted; intricate; coiled; elaborate
censer
a container in which incense is burned
multitudinous
many, numerous; myriad; several; countless
cataract
a sudden rush of water; waterfall; cascade; rapids
welter
to writhe or toss; intertwine; interweave; wallow
reconcile
to accept; resign; submit; placate; pacify; appease
singular
uncommon, peculiar; unusual; odd; rare; unique; individual
ludicrous
laughable, ridiculous; hilarious; absurd; foolish; silly; preposterous
chaos
extreme disorder; incoherence; randomness; disorganization
legible
readable; plain; clear
divinity
a supreme being, a god; deity; immortal; godhead
insipidity
blandness, lack of flavor, lack of excitement; dullness; flatness
patrimony
inheritance; estate; possessions; endowment
profanation
the act of abusing or disrespecting sacred things; desecration; sacrilege; blasphemy
imperial
majestic, sovereign; executive; authoritative; supreme
construe
to explain or interpret; analyze; translate
saunter
to walk leisurely or amble; stroll; ramble; perambulate
deference
a submission in opinion, yielding to the views of another; acquiescence; compliance; courtesy
perspicacity
shrewdness, wisdom; insight; intelligence; knowledge
pore
to study closely or meditatively; peruse; gaze; ponder
surpassing
superior; transcending; exceeding; excellent
diminutive
small; short; tiny; wee; minuscule
coquetry
playful behavior, flirtation; seduction; teasing; toying
quintessence
concentrated essence; heart; root
affectation
fakeness, phoniness, artificiality, false display; insincerity; pose; pretension
statuary
one who makes statues; sculptor; carver
demeanor
one's behavior or conduct; attitude; disposition; manner; presence
temperament
an attitude, a manner of behaving; disposition; mood; mentality
pervade
to become diffused throughout every part of; permeate; spread; fill; transfuse
dalliance
the act of wasting time; dawdling; playing
levity
humor, frivolity, gaiety; lightness; amusement; cheer
solemnity
dignified seriousness; ceremonious; formality; observance
descant
to make lengthy comments or criticisms; discourse; dissert; sermonize
trepidation
fear, anxiety; alarm; dread; apprehension; fright
unction
intensity of feeling or expression
reverie
a daydream; dream; absorption; muse; meditation
taint
to spoil or infect; contaminate; befoul; poison; pollute
novel
new, original; fresh; newfangled; innovative; unusual; different
interleaf
a page in a book
solemn
quiet, deeply serious; somberly impressive; earnest; brooding; dignified; ceremonial
ethereal
not earthly, spiritual, delicate; intangible; diaphanous; airy; gossamer; sheer
billow
a great wave of sea water; surge; flood
singular
uncommon, peculiar; unusual; odd; rare; unique; individual
scrutinizing
carefully observant; examining; studying; surveying
delineation
depiction, representation; portrayal; illustration; picture; figuration
lurk
to hide, to lie hidden or unsuspected; conceal
anomaly
an irregularity or deviation from the norm; oddity; aberration; deviance; peculiarity; abnormality
discernible
able to be perceived or recognized; observable; distinguishable; visible; evident
cherub
a winged angel; guardian; heavenly being
desultory
lacking order or logical sequence; random; aimless; casual; purposeless
chastity
purity; virginity; celibacy; virtue
antediluvian
ancient beyond measure; old; archaic; antique
incongruous
incompatible, disagreeing; inconsistent; unsuitable; inharmonious
sublimation
a restriction put upon oneself; suppression; inhibition; reserve
pall
to cover with something that conceals; drape; envelop; wrap
arabesque
of, relating to, or being in the style of an elaborate or intricate pattern
ejaculate
to exclaim suddenly; blurt; shout; declare
incoherent
unable to think or express one's thoughts in a clear or orderly manner; incohesive; unintelligible
livid
pale; ashen; pallid
acute
sensitive, heightened, sharp, pointed; severe; perceptive; piercing; intense, fierce
hearken
to listen; attend, hark, hear
dissimulation
the act of hiding the truth; deceit, concealment
vex
to irritate, annoy; bother, plague, afflict, irk
profound
intelligent; smart, logical, rational
sagacity
shrewdness, intelligence; astuteness, perspicacity, wisdom
stifled
suppressed or held back; muted, muffled restrained
supposition
a hypothesis based on little evidence; assumption, presumption
stalk
to hunt, pursue; track, shadow, trail, dog, hound
resolve
to determinate or to make a firm decision about; solve, decide
stealthily
quietly and cautiously; furtively, secretly surreptitiously, covertly
wane
to decrease gradually; dwindle, flag, fade, shrink, diminish
scantling
a small piece of lumber
wary
careful, cautious; watchful, vigilant, alert, guarded, suspicious
suavity
smooth grace or politeness, courtesy; urbanity, diplomacy, pleasantness
depute
to assign or appoint; delegate, commission, deputize
audacity
boldness, daring; courage, bravery, recklessness
repose
to lie dead; pass on
vehemently
strongly, urgently; intensely, passionately, ardently
trifle
something of slight worth or little importance; triviality, novelty, trinket
gesticulation
the act of making gestures; motion, indication
derision
mockery, ridicule; taunting, jeering, insult, teasing
hypocritical
expressing feelings or virtues that one doesn't really have; fraudulent, deceitful, insincere, phony
keenly
intensely, sharply; acutely, quickly, perceptively
corpulent
obese, bulky; stout, rotund, portly, plump
inimitable
unable to be copied or imitated; matchless, exceptional, unrivaled
predispose
to incline or give a tendency to beforehand; determine, motivate, organize, position
retain
to hold, keep possession of; withhold, reserve, maintain, remember
motley
the colorful attire of a jester; clown suit
witticism
a joke, a funny phrase; crack, drollery, quip
treble
to increase threefold; triple, triplicate
self-gratulation
congratulation of oneself, pride in oneself
interjectional
short, sudden, and abrupt; jerky, twitchy
gait
the way one moves on foot, a manner of walking; tread, walk, march, pace
illimitable
not having a limit or boundary, endless; infinite, vast, immeasurable
consolation
something providing comfort or solace for a loss or hardship; condolence
protuberance
something that bulges outward; projection, jut
constitutional
having to do with the physical structure or health of something or someone; natural, inherent, innate
prodigious
vast, enormous, extraordinary; huge, gigantic, impressive, marvelous
bestow
to give as a gift; to apply or devote time or effort; endow, confer, present; allocate, dedicate
compensation
something that makes up for the faults of something else; balance, counteraction
dexterity
physical or mental skill, ability; aptitude, adroitness, proficiency
barbarous
lacking culture or refinement; crude
masquerade
a costume ball; carnival, party
novel
new, original; fresh, newfangled, innovative, unusual, different
fete
a large elaborate party; festival, bacchanal
eclat
dazzling effect; brilliance, radiance
implore
to call upon in supplication, beg; plead, entreat, solicit
audacity
boldness, daring; courage, bravery, recklessness
indignation
anger caused by something mean or unjust; fury, ire, wrath
protracted
prolonged, drawn out, extended; lengthy, elongated, stretched
ejaculate
to exclaim suddenly; blurt, shout, declare
whet
to sharpen, stimulate; hone, edge, strop, grind
vagabond
one who moves from place to place with no fixed home; wanderer, floater, vagrant, nomad
repulsive
sickening, disgusting; nauseating
pacify
to restore calm, bring peace; mollify, conciliate, appease, placate
acute
clever, shrewd; ingenious, keen
diversion
an amusing or relaxing activity; entertainment, recreation
draw
to pull, drag; haul, tow, yank
masquerader
one who attends a costume ball; partygoer
habit
to cover with cloth or clothing; clothe, dress
execution
the act of performing or carrying out a task; operation, enactment, accomplishment, achievement
epoch
a memorable period of time; era, interval
civilized
relating to human lifestyle as opposed to the wild, humane; refined, cultivated
ocular
done or perceived by the eye; seeable, viewable, visible
procure
to obtain; acquire, secure, get, gain
residue
remainder, remnant; rest, balance, surplus, excess, overflow
depend
to hang downward; dangle, sling, suspend
cupola
a dome-like structure set upon a roof
detrimental
causing harm or injury; adverse, deleterious, inimical, destructive, hurtful
caryatid
a draped female figure supporting an etablature
impediment
barrier, obstacle; obstruction, hindrance, hurdle
expiate
to atone for, make amends for; answer, compensate, pay
tumult
a state of confusion, agitation; disturbance, turmoil, din, commotion
descend
to pass from a higher place to a lower place; fall, dismount, gravitate
incite
to move to action, to activate, to urge on; encourage, actuate, motivate, stimulate
diametrically
across the center or diameter of a circle
inevitable
certain, unavoidable; inescapable, sure, predictable
contrived
devised, planned, or managed; concocted, created, schemed
din
blaring noise; loudness, clamor, cacophony, commotion
agility
great coordination, nimbleness; spryness, dexterity, litheness
suspend
to hang; dangle, depend
ascent
movement upward; scaling, escalation
ensue
to take place afterward or as a result; follow, proceed, stem, arise
scrutinize
to observe carefully; examine, study, survey
multitude
a crowd, the state of being many, a great number; mass, myriad, slew
virulence
extreme harmfulness; harshness, destructiveness
scruple
to hesitate because of one's moral conscience; balk, waver, question
abet
to act as an accomplice, to help; assist, collaborate
adhere
to cling to; stick, affix, fasten
vengeance
punishment inflicted in retaliation; revenge, repayment
fetid
foul-smelling, putrid; stinky, funky, malodorous, rank
solicit
to petition persistently, to seek out; entice, tempt, request, entreat
succinctly
tersely, briefly, concisely; bluntly, curtly
expound
to explain or describe in detail; elucidate, elaborate, explicate
docility
tameness, a willingness to be taught, good behavior; mildness, obedience
disposition
mood or temperament; behavior, tendency, inclination, nature
conspicuous
obvious, easily noticed; clear, apparent, prominent
indulge
to spoil; to give in, as to a craving or desire
derive
to receive from a source, to originate; infer, descend, deduce, come (from)
sagacious
intelligent, shrewd, clever; astute, perspicacious, wise, judicious
derivable
able to be received from a source, obtainable; inferable, deducible, resultant
paltry
pitifully small or worthless; trivial, trifling, petty, picayune, meager
fidelity
loyalty; allegiance, fealty, faithfulness
uncongenial
dissimilar in tastes and habits; discordant, conflicting
partiality
a special liking for something; fondness, fancy
tincture
to imbue with a quality; permeate, affect, penetrate
allusion
indirect reference; intimation, suggestion
temperament
an attitude, a manner of behaving; disposition, mood, mentality
intemperance
lack of restraint or self-control (for example, with alcohol); carelessness, wildness, spontaneity
intemperate
excessive with regards to one's behavior, immoderate; careless, wild, spontaneous
restrain
to control, repress, restrict, hold back; hamper, bridle, curb, check
peevish
marked by ill temper; irritable, querulous, cranky
malevolence
ill-will, desire to cause evil or harm to others; spite, unkindness
atrocity
revolting wickedness, cruelty; horror, barbarity, abomination, outrage
debauch
excessive eating or drinking, overindulgence; intemperance
sentiment
an attitude, thought, or judgement prompted by feeling; idea
remorse
a gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt; anguish, ruefulness, shame, penitence
equivocal
ambiguous, open to more than one interpretation; doubtful, uncertain
irrevocable
conclusive, irreversible; permanent, indelible, irreparable
perverseness
deliberate disobedience or misbehavior; unruliness
impulse
sudden tendency, inclination; urge, whim
faculty
the ability to act or do; aptitude, capability, sense, skill
perpetual
endless, lasting; continuous, constant, ceaseless, eternal, perennial
inclination
tendency toward; leaning, trend, preference, disposition, propensity
unfathomable
very difficult to understand; incapable or being measured; incomprehensible; infinite, unending
vex
to irritate, annoy; bother, plague, afflict, irk
consummate
to accomplish, to complete; conclude, fulfill, perfect
remorse
a gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt; anguish, ruefulness, shame, penitence
conflagration
a big, destructive fire; blaze, holocaust, inferno
grave
to carve or cute into a hard surface; engrave, etch
apparition
an unexpected or unusual sight or appearance, a ghostly figure; illusion; spirit, specter
adjacent
next to, close, bordering; neighboring, adjoining, abutting
stupefied
having dull senses; stunned, astonished; dazed, bemused, benumbed; amazed
infamy
reputation for bad deeds; disgrace, dishonor, shame, ignominy
draw
to attract or be attracted to; lure, entice
repose
to relax or rest; sleep, slumber
constitute
to be the parts or components of something, to compose; comprise, form, make up
evince
to show clearly or display; express, exhibit, demonstrate, manifest
loathing
hatred or dislike; detestation, abhorrence
odious
hateful, contemptible; detestable, obnoxious, offensive, repellent, loathsome
pestilence
epidemic, plague, illness; contagion, scourge, sickness, disease
aversion
intense dislike; antagonism, antipathy, abhorrence, repulsion, repugnance
pertinacity
stubborn persistence; obstinacy, diligence
chimera
a fantasy or dream; illusion, vision, impossibility
gallows
a structure with a suspended noose used for hanging
contemptuously
scornfully; derisively, disdainfully, superciliously
incarnate
having human or bodily form; personified
incumbent
leaning or pressing upon something else; lying, resting
succumb
to give in or over to a superior force; accede, surrender, capitulate, buckle
compel
to urge or force; coerce, oblige, constrain
exasperate
to irritate; frustrate, annoy, vex, pique
wrath
anger, rage; fury, ire, resentment, indignation
descend
to pass from a higher place to a lower place; fall, dismount, gravitate
goad
to prod or urge; impel, incite, stimulate, provoke, rouse
resolve
to determine or to make a firm decision about; solve, decide
expedient
a method; use, way
adapted
accustomed, equipped; prepared, fit, accomodating
minute
precise; detailed; attentive, critical
forbear
to refrain or resist; to tolerate or put up with; avoid, withhold, inhibit; endure, suffer
detested
intensely hated; disgusting, despicable, loathsome
inscrutability
the inability to be fully seen or understood; mystery, seclusion, concealment, enigma
restrain
to control, repress, restrict, hold back; hamper, bridle, curb, check
allay
to lessen, ease, or soothe; alleviate, assauge, quell, mitigate, palliate
arch
having the highest rank, most important; chief, top
anomalous
irregular or deviating from the norm; odd, strange, peculiar, abnormal
exult
to be extremely joyful, to rejoice; celebrate, delight, jubilate
consign
to commit especially to a final destination or fate; resign, surrender, yield
commingle
to be mixed or combined together

blend, homogenize, integrate
sumptuously
lavishly, splendidly

elaborately, luxuriously
manifold
many and various

numerous, multiple, diverse
arabesque
the style of an elaborate or intricate pattern
depend
to hang downward

dangle, sling, suspend
incipient
beginning to exist or appear, in an initial stage

dawning, nascent, inchoate
perusal
a close examination

scrutiny, inspection
purport
to profess, suppose, claim

pretend, mean, purpose, indicate
devoutly
with much devotion, especially to religion

piously, observantly, sincerely, earnestly, reverently
niche
a recess in a wall

alcove, cranny, crevice
impulsive
sudden, spontaneous

whimsical, unprompted, involuntary
sober
serious

subdued, sedate, grave
dissipate
to scatter

disperse, dissolve
stupor
a state of having numbed senses

daze, trance
vignette
a picture that shades off gradually into the surrounding paper
filigreed
decorated or embellished with delicate jewel work

adorned, bedecked
execution
the act of performing or carrying out a task

operation, enactment, accomplishment, achievement
countenance
appearance, facial expression

face, features, visage
vehemently
strongly, urgently

intensely, passionately, ardently
vignette
to finish like a vignette
dispel
to drive out or scatter

disband, disperse
confound
to baffle, perplex

overwhelm, disconcert, entangle, muddle
appall
to overcome with shock or dismay

horrify, astound, petrify
reverent
expressing deep respect, worshipful

venerating, adoring, admiring
agitation
uneasiness

restlessness, anxiety
austere
stern, strict, unadorned

dour, bare, ascetic
meekly
deficient in spirit and courage

submissively, passively
revery or reverie
a daydream

dream, absorption, muse, meditation
renown
fame, widespread acclaim

eminence, distinction, prestige, standing, celebrity
fervid
passionate, intense, zealous

vehement, ardent, enthusiastic, avid, eager
depict
to represent, to describe

portray, render, delineate, picture
sooth
truth, reality

veracity, verity
surpassingly
superiorly

exceptionally, exceedingly, excellently
ardor
passion, enthusiasm

intensity, vehemence
tremulous
trembling, quivering; fearful, timid

shaking, palsied, timorous, anxious
pallid
lacking color or liveliness

pale, wan, ashen, blanched, ghostly