Hensel vocab. Ethan Frome

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suffuse
gradually spread through or over
scintillate
emit flashes of light; sparkle
sardonic
grimly mocking or cynical
volubility
speaking incessantly and fluently
undulation
movement in a smooth wavelike motion
arch
deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing
preclude
prevent from happening
insatiable
impossible to satisfy (appetite or desire)
innocuous
not harmful or offensive; harmless
taciturnity
being in the habit of being reserved or uncommunicative in speech (saying little)
capitulate
cease to resist opponent or unwelcome demand (surrender)
reticent
not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily (in a certain situation); hesitant to speak
querulous
complaining in a petulant or whiny manner
convivial
friendly, lively, or enjoyable
mien
person's look (facial appearance) or manner (indicating character or mood)
plaintive
sounding sad and mournful
irresolute
showing or feeling hesitancy; uncertain; indecisive
sentient
able to perceive or feel things