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igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary