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studious - given to diligent study
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
captious - faultfinding; too critical
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate