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severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
hazardous - dangerous
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
tremulous - trembling; wavering
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate