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merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
hazardous - dangerous
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
clique - small exclusive group of people