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leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
apparition - ghost; phantom
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison