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behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
monograph - scholarly article