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tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
addiction - compulsive habitual need
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander