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homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
censorious - severely critical
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff