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belittle - disparage; depreciate
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
trident - three-pronged spear
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg