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florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
knoll - little round hill; hillock
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)