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hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand