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ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
decelerate - slow down
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.