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rankness exuberance: “I will physic your rankness” AS YOU LIKE IT, i. 1. 78 (high and insolent bearing); “like a bated and retired flood, Leaving our rankness and irregular course” KING JOHN, v. 4. 54 ( “Rank, as applied to water, here signifies exuberant, ready to overflow; as applied to the actions of the speaker and his party, it signifies inordinate,” MALONE) ; “With the mere rankness of their joy,” HENRY VIII., iv. 1. 59.

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