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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
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity