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bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
adore - love deeply and respect highly
hummock - small hill; hillock
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece