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prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)