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The quality of being interesting, exciting or lively

mystery

noun

a quality that makes someone or something difficult to explain, understand, or get information about, especially when it also makes them seem interesting or exciting

life

noun

interesting or exciting qualities

novelty

noun

the excitement or interest that something new or unusual creates

fascination

noun

the power to interest or attract people very strongly

animation

noun

a quality that shows energy and excitement

zest

noun

an exciting and lively quality

vitality

noun

the quality of being exciting or successful

buzz

noun

a lively positive feeling among a group of people or in a particular place

spark

noun

the quality of being lively and original

bite

noun

a powerful, effective, or exciting quality

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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bottom line

the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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