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nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
belligerent - quarrelsome
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
pliant - flexible; easily influenced
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf