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profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.