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percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
gruel - thin liquid porridge
chicanery - trickery; deception
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse