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imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book