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flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
hovel - shack; small wretched house