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eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate