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cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid