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tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration