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colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
tenacity - firmness; persistence
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.