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::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
::: nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
::: eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
::: opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
::: precursor - forerunner; predecessor
::: squander - waste; spend foolishly
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
::: sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous