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allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
depredation - plundering; destruction
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid