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overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
colossal - huge
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation