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supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
shrewd - clever; astute
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
capricious - unpredictable; fickle