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::: maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
::: shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
::: colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: incredulity - tendency to disbelief
::: voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
::: decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
::: gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper