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gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
bellicose - warlike
gist - essence; main point; substance
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat