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dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
contaminate - pollute
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
sluggard - lazy person