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bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
engross - occupy fully; absorb
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
cartographer - map-maker