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repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth