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sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
cloister - monastery or convent
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely