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ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
circuitous - roundabout
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics