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::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
::: unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
::: parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
::: vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
::: impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
::: beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to