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halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
granary - storehouse for grain
adage - wise saying; proverb
fissure - crevice; crack