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canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
febrile - feverish
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
cleft - N: split
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity