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billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
increment - increase
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.