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quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell