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loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
deface - mar; disfigure
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
cohere - stick together
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation