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unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress