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allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile