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maverick

maver-lk
an independent minded person

The political maverick refuse to follow the policies of his party.
gargantuan

gar-ganchoo-en
huge

He had a gargantuan appetite, so he ate all the foods on the big table.
quixotic

kwik-sot lk
idealistic having unreachable ideals

For over a year, quixotic Jim has lived in an old house to waiting his dead wife coming back home.
psyche

sl-ke
soul mental state

There are some indications that the body is psyche affected by stress.
spartan

spar tn
lacking in comfort

She has a spartan attitude to life.
panorama

pane-ram-e
a clear view over a wide area

a breatgtaking panorama from the top of the hill.
odyssey

od l-se
a long and adventruous journey

During his odyssey to the top of the mountain, he worte a long book.
psychosomatic

siko-so-mat-ik
the mind or soul

Lucy's psychosomatic headaches disappered when she got a job.
boycott

boi-kot
not to buy or use

They're boycotting the shop because the people there are on strike.
pandemonium

pande-mo ne-em
noise chaos wild disorder

There was sheer pandemonium in the dance hall when someone shouted fire.
martial

mar shel
referring to war or soldiers

Soldiers song the martial music befor they go on to war.
chauvinism

shove-nizem
prejudiced devotion

when she tried to become an engineer, she came up against a lot of male chauvinism.