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diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power