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formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark