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minatory - menacing; threatening
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel