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loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum