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plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
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
jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow