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lateral - of or coming from the side
intrepid - fearless
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner