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transparent = permitting light to pass through freely; easily
detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
virulent = (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or
poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF.
virus; CF. venom
bluster = blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully;
speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
capacious = spacious
conspiracy = treacherous plot; secret plan against the law
(by two or more people)
lectern = reading desk or stand for a public speaker
aria = operatic solo; a song sung by one person in an
opera or oratorio
unique = without an equal; single in kind
posterity = descendants; future generations; Ex. go down
to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
pacifist = one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N.
pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
insatiable = not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable
exhilarating = invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V.
exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated
by the ride in the sports car
bohemian = unconventional (in an artistic way)

agrarian = pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian
visceral = felt in one.s inner organs; N. viscera: internal
body organs; CF. eviscerate
palate = roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
cleave = split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N.
cleavage; ADJ. cloven
detonation = explosion
levitate = rise and float in the air (especially by magical
means); CF. light
fit = sudden outburst of an illness or feeling; convulsion
caused by epilepsy
default = failure to act; failure to perform a task or be
present; V.
stampede = sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals
or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex.
stampede before the price rises
factitious = artificial; produced artificially; sham; false;
Ex. factitious tears
bastard = illegitimate child
outlook = point of view; view from a particular place; expectation
for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life;
Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook