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behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
deign - condescend; stoop
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large