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terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion