Tuesday 3rd November 2015.
Nepotism – [noun] the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
i.e. his years in office were marked by corruption and nepotism.
Coquettish – [adj] behaving in such a way as to suggest a playful sexual attraction; flirtatious.
i.e. a coquettish smile.
Exculpation – [noun] a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
Taciturn – [adj] (of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.
i.e. after such gatherings she would be taciturn and morose.
Effervescent – [adj] (of a liquid) giving off bubbles; fizzy.
i.e. an effervescent mixture of cheap wine, fruit flavours, sugar, and carbon dioxide
[adj] vivacious and enthusiastic.
i.e. effervescent young people
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Disclaimer: All these words can be found on online dictionaries and all examples have either come from online sources or have been composed by myself.