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plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold