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denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale