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atypical - not normal; not typical
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
outspoken - candid; blunt
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly