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colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
endue - provide with some quality; endow