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drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
aversion - firm dislike
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous