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colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
lunar - pertaining to the moon
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
longevity - long life; long duration
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription