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plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions