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motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
insurrection - rebellion; uprising