Part 1.

halcyon
a mythical bird said to breed at the winter solstice
haughtiness
overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner
heterodox
characterized by departure from accepted standards
hive
a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees
hypochondriac
a patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments
imbroglio
an intricate and confusing interpersonal situation

 

Part 2.

immense
unusually great in size or amount or extent or scope
infiltrate
pass through an enemy line in a military conflict
ingurgitate
overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
insentient
devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation
insusceptible
not able or likely to be affected by something
intricate
having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate

 

Part 3.

joint
junction by which parts or objects are linked together
junket
dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
kennel
a building or cage that serves as a shelter for a dog
laborious
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
lapse
drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
lectern
desk or stand with a slanted top used to hold a text

 

Part 4.

mandate
a document giving an official instruction or command
mantic
resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
masochism
sexual pleasure obtained from receiving punishment
meander
move or cause to move in a winding or curving course
medley
a musical composition consisting of a series of songs
miserly
characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

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2020-04-17