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supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
deleterious - harmful
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)