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penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
cleft - N: split
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary