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somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream