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severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
attenuate - make thin; weaken
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity