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::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
::: orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
::: imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
::: plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
::: dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: collage - work of art put together from fragments
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake