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leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
invective - abuse
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary