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ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
surpass - exceed
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
apiculture - bee-keeping
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
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