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levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
residue - remainder; balance
unerringly - infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din