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verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth