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commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
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