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elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork