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::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
::: gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
::: effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
::: consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
::: ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
::: squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
::: perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
::: drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures