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reprisal - retaliation
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference