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ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
acrophobia - fear of heights
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
osseous - made of bone; bony