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amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
animated - lively; spirited
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer