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filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
rotunda - circular building or hall covered with a dome
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium