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monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
lewd - lustful
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
hovel - shack; small wretched house