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colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
weary - tired after long work; V.
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
distrait - absentminded; distracted
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia