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draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
primate - group of mammals including humans
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor