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astronomical - enormously large or extensive
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
brackish - somewhat saline
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)