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passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity