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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
truism - self-evident truth
agitate - stir up; disturb
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
abysmal - bottomless
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious