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colossal - huge
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress