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prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing