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reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
omniscient - all-knowing
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy