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acrophobia - fear of heights
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence