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combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
cessation - stoppage
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
chicanery - trickery; deception
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.