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petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly