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monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation