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spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
gusty - windy
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress