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posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
recapitulate - summarize
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes