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colossal - huge
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
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
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book