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colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity