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maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
melee - fight
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage