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::: lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
::: heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: maudlin - effusively sentimental
::: fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
::: tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
::: belligerent - quarrelsome
::: proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)