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prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
accede - agree
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.