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Word: draconian

Definition: extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician


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::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
::: opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
::: extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
::: rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
::: colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
::: vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
::: loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger