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::: filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
::: fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
::: sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
::: veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
::: enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
::: prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
::: fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.