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linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing