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corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.