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brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling