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authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
curtail - shorten; reduce
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity