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Seismic
The effects of an earthquake or volcano
Recondite
Shakespeare's language
Careen
The way a very active toddler moves around a room
Pulverize
What the coffee grinder does to coffee beans
Renegade
The kind of servant Caliban is
Soliloquies
Prospero's speeches when alone
Blasphemy
The words of a non-beilever
Denouement
The finale of a work of fiction or play
Triumverate
The three musketeers
Blase
The attitude of a snobby socialite
Bravado
The attitude of a knight facing a dragon
Lilliputian
The scale of figures in a toy farm
Proclivity
A mother's instinct to love her child
Relegate
To banish someone to no man's land
Hackneyed
That's hot, Have a nice day.
Cavalier
The boss's attitude in The Devil Wears Prada
Opprobrium
Negative campaign ads
Expunges
What a teacher does to the writing on the blackboard at the end of the day
Proviso
Permission to park in the back row of the parking lot
Attrition
The effect of inflation on your salary
Postulate
The conclusion of a lab report
Prevailed
How the Red Sox ended the 2004 season
Salubrious
The effect vitamins have on the body
Unequivocal
The tone of a rejection letter from college
Vicissitudes
The ups and downs of the weather in spring
Craven
The attitude of the cowardly lion
Impugn
How the police treat the a shoplifting suspect
Introspective
A psychologist's demeanor during a therapy session
Metier
Pro basketball for a six-foot-tall star college athelete
Privation
Lack of food and water on a desert island.