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symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
hovel - shack; small wretched house
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition