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enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
demeanor - behavior; bearing
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.