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conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
discombobulated - discomposed; confused