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laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap