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behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper