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ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
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
demotic - of or pertaining to the people
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated