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stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
cohabit - live together
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train