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gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
misgivings - doubts
hazardous - dangerous
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust