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::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: abode - dwelling place; home
::: prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
::: hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
::: colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
::: succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus