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platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
cascade - small waterfall